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botanical name:
Eryngium yuccifolium
Eryngium yuccifolium © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Eryngium bromeliifolium
family:  Apiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: blue-grey
flower colour: grey-green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Rosette-forming evergreen with sword-shaped, spiny-edged, blue-grey leaves. Strong, slightly branching stems bear cylindrical umbels of whitish-green to pale blue flowers with short grey-green bracts, from midsummer to early autumn.

cultivation:
Well-drained, moist to dryish soil in full sun.

other notes:
From Argentina.

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